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Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina appeals for greater UAE investment

UAE entrepreneurs encouraged to invest in country's agro and food processing sectors

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina appeals for greater UAE investment

Sheikh Hasina met with Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan at the Dubai Airshow. Courtesy: WAM

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has appealed for greater investment from public and private companies from the UAE in RMG, IT, agriculture and special economic zones.

Sheikh Hasina met with His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces at the Dubai Airshow and also spoke at a dinner reception at the Bangladesh Embassy in Abu Dhabi.

She said: “Our government has taken initiatives to attract foreign investments in our Economic Zones, Special Economic Zones and High Tech Parks.”

And she talked up the potential offered by agriculture and agro-based products. “We welcome the UAE entrepreneurs to invest in Bangladesh in agro and food processing sectors.”

While she also extoled the virtues of importing Bangladeshi goods. “The UAE may import with competitive prices Bangladeshi products like pharmaceuticals, jute and jute goods, ceramic, leather, food items, plastic goods, knitwear, frozen food, textile and home textile, agricultural products and engineering products,” she added.